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? >> northbound 880, this crash is on the off ramp of union city, right there, it is underneath the union city sign if you are looking at the map, westbound san mateo dumbarton, if you are driving on 880 you might see that crash and it's a little bit wet, let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza, nothing heavy just a couple of drops on our camera and that's all it takes. metering lease went on earlier than they usually do and we have a 10 minute drive time at the plaza. it does look good downtown, 6:08 let's go to steve. >>> well, our system is beginning to move in, another nice e-mail from a friend of mine in venetia, she said oh, my gosh it is so cold i am not getting out of bed and if you think it's cold, wait until later today. we have already had some rain and we also had a winter weather advisory and in mendocino some rain is turning to snow and the bullseye will be the santa cruz mountains and if you get home you ought to think about it because it is a very dynamic system on the way. the main emphasis is how much colder and we have gone from upper 60s and 70s to lower 40s and 50s on the hi
two weeks since boston felt the effects of a massive nor'easter. now, city workers are trying to get ahead of the snow forecast for saturday night. one of the priorities -- filling the potholes. >> "when there are cracks in the surface, and the water gets in and snow gets in and then it freezes, it erupts and causes these holes. so we have to keep up with this." >> reporter: there's also more supervision over the private contractors this time around. >> "we're using our g-p-s' and we're monitoring much more closely than we did last storm. making sure they're working, making sure they're doing the streets they say they're doing." >> reporter: this snowstorm isn't expected to be as strong as the previous blizzard. however, as much as a foot is expected to fall in parts of new england. i'm cristina mutchler for kron 4 news. >> and a nice day in the bay area. we did have some showers but it cleared out this is a live at chinatown. first, the san mateo bridge. this is the scene from this evening. high clouds and fog burned callers tonight. vibrant- tonight. a bit breezy gusting. even the
in redwood city. >> satellite and radar pictures shows the system right now entering the pacific northwest. this will sag south. as of now any moisture with the system will stay to our north and east. we could see isolated slow showers in tahoe and light rain and the north bay. >> the rest of us should be dry. the cold front will allow temperatures to drop expect cooler conditions into saturday afternoon. >> beyond that stabled whether mild weather and plenty of sunshine to go around. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights a gradual warming trend. tinters biking in the upper 60s as we head into next>> mored forecast in my next report. >> taking a look at traffic. i want to start off with the bridges. >> the approach the bay bridge toll plaza doing fine. we do have overnight road work it is not producing any slowdowns. >> the san mateo bridge is good to go. a typical commute. the drive 12-13 minutes. >> south bound 101 problem free a handful of cars made their way into san francisco. james. >> thank you erica. crews this morning are working on cleaning up the mangled metal
-old janell conway allen, being held at 1:00 o'clock today, at the benicia city cemetery. the 7th grader was missing for a day before her body was found in court. the accused killer did not enter a plea when he was in court but now he is charged with murder and they added kidnapping, rape, and lewd acts on a child. because of the special circumstances he could be sentenced to death if he is convicted. he is due in court at 8:30 this morning and is being held in jail without bail. >> thank you very much. new this morning the lead investigator in the oscar pistorius case is facing attempted murder charges of his own. we could find out today if oscar pistorius is granted bail. katie marzullo has the latest from the newsroom. yesterday was not a good day for the prosecution. >> no, bombshell and a real blow to the case and also happening right now, cnn is reporting there was a threat in the courtroom and the judge cleared the courtroom because of that but moments later everyone was blot back in and the judge, oscar pistorius, with no mention of the threat. on we go with the defense attorneys
buildings. >> pittsburg will add their name to a growing list of cities planning to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. the city council is expected to finalize an ordinance to do that. pittsburg's ban takes effect in 30 days. the "contra costa times" report city officials are concerns about secondary affects is as criminal activity. >> the hayward city council will consider an emergency ordinance aimed at shutting down so-called sweepstakes cafes, city leaders say they provide computer terminals offering sweepstake scams a form of illegal gambling , three opening in the last year. the emergency ordinance is temporary to give the city time to come up with a law banning the businesses. >> this morning an assistant chief with the highway patrol helped his son skip town to escape a rape charge. the investigators say the 20-year-old fled the united states in december three days before a jury in fresno found him guilty in a july 2011 assault. the police captured him in mexico. his father is accused of misleading investigators with a bogus missing person's report. investigators say he planted b
. the battle is between the as and giants and also with the city of oakland. again, if you remember back in september mayor quan campaigned to keep all three sports teams in oakland and hosting the oakland loves our sports team week. >> mayor quan is trying to create coliseum city. but they want to keep the as, raiders around warriors in the same complex to create a stadium mall, shopping, apartments, what not. it's the only city in the bay area that has three of the six major pro franchises. >> reporter: these guidelines would be the first significant move from the baseball commissioner's office since the committee was set up after the as first unveiled plans to move to san jose years ago. the story doesn't mention the specific guidelines and leaders of both the giants and the as aren't commenting. live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >>> new developments in the murder case against olympian oscar pistorius. a judge may decide today whether to allow him out on bail. he is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend. now we're learning th
died so that is the latest from the scene in redwood city. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> some developing news we're following this morning am a judge could decide at any moment whether to grant oscar pistorius bail. the olympic track star cried in court again this morning. he is charged with premeditated murder in the death of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. she was shot to death inside his home on valentine's day. he claims he thought she was an intruder. pistorius's lawyers say he is too famous to flee bail and should be released from jail until his trial. >>> a shooting, a crash and a fiery explosion all on the vegas strip. this morning a massive manhunt now for the gunman in three states including here in california. it started yesterday with a fight outside the aria hotel. bullets flew from a range rover into a maserati as both cars raced down the boulevard. the result, a fiery crash involving several vehicles. three people died, one of the victims and the owner of that maserati kenneth cheri an aspiring oakland rapper. >> r
-50's and we will see clouds and 47 at 7:00. sue? >> we will go back to redwood city with the app and show you seaport boulevard visible from 101 because of an overnight fatal accident that c.h.p. has again issued a sig-alert and they are asking you avoid the area, the redwood city area, the investigation is ongoing and it is a very handy app and free at the apple app and google play and you can navigate the commute. in san jose, an injury accident, a car ran the intersection and hit the bus and minor injuries involved and that person, one person, has been transported so they are in the clearing phases of this capital expressway. san jose with a live look the headlights neighboring -- snaking 280 northbound. >> a ferry has become too popular forcing the transit agency and the 6:00 a.m. ferry for san francisco left the larkspur terminal and it is a great way to get to work, very civilized, relaxing, hop on the ferry a quick trip to san francisco, no traffic, no worries, that is the good news. more than a few commuters have figured it out and it is causing problems. larkspur golden
is asking permission to build a new office next to the current headquarters and face book is asking the city permission to remove 175 trees. in return facebook will pay menlo park $4.5 million for affordable housing on top of the property taxes facebook pays. >> now, to hollywood, and the academy awards. celebrities hit the red carpet for the biggest night and as always, there were surprises and interesting moments. >> good morning, kristen. we are in front of the theater on hollywood boulevard where they are busy cleaning up, stripping away all the red carpet. thought one movie cleaned up but "argo" won best picture. >> there was little surprise that it took the top prize. the film's director humbled. >> never thought i would be back here. and i am because of so many of you who are here tonight. >> hosted by seth mcfarlane it was pat satire, silly, and song and dance. ♪ just way you look tonight >> daniel day-lewis portrayal of abraham lincoln earned his third best. >> three years ago before we decided to do a straight swap, i actually had been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> best
, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >> new this morning, oakland police are investigating a fatal shooting that left one person dead and another wounded last night. the shooting happened just before 11 p-m in the area of 23rd street and telegraph avenue. that's near the oakland art murmur gallery walk. one person died at the scene and another was injured and taken to the hospital. no suspects are in custody. >> there are still few answers this morning after the discovery of the body of a teenage girl in a fairfield park. all authorities will say is that the unidentified teen was last seen boarding a bus to school in suisun city two miles away on thursday. a passerby found the girl
news. >> oakland mayor is focused on adding 200 new police officers to help the city combat crime. last night the mayor made the state at the city address and say they are targeting the most violent people in the city, more civilians will take police reports so officers can spend more time fighting crime and she says the newest most diverse police academy is ready and if training. >> it means for 200 more officers, $73 million for the budget. what does that noon? >> it will take something big, probably a tax measure, that is the kind of thing we need to talk about. >> she did not talk about how much taxpayers' money or how much taxpayers will have to shell out for more police officers. public safety is 50 percent of the city's budget and the mayor says residents are going to have to make some tough decisions. >> inspectors will be out assessing damage to a san francisco neighborhood caused by massive water main break. you first saw it here yesterday on abc7 news with massive water and mud swallowing cars and homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole rig
. all the way inland. 43 degrees. walnut creek. 48 in san francisco. upper 40s. ry city. and in the -- in redwood city is. and we head to the north. petaluma. and 44 here again. we are dealing with partly to mostly cloudy skies and the fog. the buoys are showing the wave heights this morning. so the hazard statement still in effect from the national weather service. this is the possibility of rip currents and it is until 10:00 a.m. going to die down from the afternoon. subsiding pretty good. if you are thinking about maybe taking a walk with your dog. >> pacific sat he tell light view. ridge of high pressure will be building in, in time for the second part of the day and looks like we will be partly sunny and first part of the day. we are dealing with partly sunny. partly cloudy skies and into noontime. better clearing here along the coast. may hug the entire day. perhaps pacifica. and half moon bay and as we get into 4:00 or so. we are sunny as well as inland. we have the low clouds this morning and this is 7:12 to be contact. into the afternoon. sun setting at 5:05. si
alert a fatal accident we're watching in redwood city. we are continuing to get some more details from chp. the road is closed right there at bayshore road and seaport boulevard so this may impact traffic heading into the port of redwood city. we understand it was a solo car accident. the person hit a fire hydrant and went through a fence. the person killed was ejected from the vehicle. so we're sending a news crew to the scene. we'll bring you a live update from that area of redwood city very shortly. in the meantime outside here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. everywhere else is "friday light" across the bay area. no other big hot spots on your major roads. so here's a live look at the milpitas drive westbound 237, flowing nicely out of milpitas towards sunnyvale and now let's look at the bay bridge where we know folks may be heading into san francisco if you are getting a head start. so far not a lot of company on the road across the upper deck. that's a check of your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> i'll take it, liz. tha
ramon. a seven-year survey determined many speed limits in the city were just too slow and most drivers were already going faster than the posted limit. the hope is slightly higher speed limits will ease traffic congestion. >> i think people drive that fast, five or ten miles over the speed limit anyway. i don't see any accidents or anything so it doesn't concern me. >> here's a look at the san ramon streets where the limits are to be raised. the new limits will take effect february 22. limit won't be raised on residential streets or roads near schools >>> another will be pressured into citing the pledge of allegiance at the el cerrito council meetings. they voted to change the 30lecy for future meetings. they will still say the pledge but those who don't want to will be invited to observe a moment of silence instead. they voted to change the policy for future meetings. >> one of the things that came up in our strategic planning for the city was a limitation of the city we do things because that's the way we have always done them. i want to
out each day for the 7:50 and 8:20 runs to the city carrying 5,300 passenger as day but parking is limited to only 1,800 spaces and they sell out fast. the parking is free but the district could consider charging to park using the fees to build a parking structure or parking deal with businesses. the district also floating the idea of adding another boat during high commuter times. it is positive dilemma but the bridge district says it needs to do something and fast. a decision could be made here in the next couple of months. we are live in larkspur this morning for abc7. >> supporters of an effort to rename san francisco international airport in honor of harvey milk will hold a rally at city hall. last month, san francisco supervisor introduced legislation to rename the airport harvey milk san francisco international. he was california's first openly gay elected official. he was assassinated along with mayor moscone in 1978. organizers say the rally is to urge the other supervisors who support the legislation. voter could decide on the name change in november. >> a top boeing o
. >> the chancellor at san francisco city college is meeting in response to a protest over the we budget crisis. student protesters got the meeting they wanted after a demonstration and campus rally demanding the board of trustees reverse cuts to classes and teachers and get a loan to avoid more cuts. city college is rushing to meet a march 15 deadline to keep accreditation but it must show they can take control of the budget to avoid being shut down. >> clean up is underway in hollywood after a balanced night at oscars, no major sweeps by any particular movie. and "argo" took best film and "life of pie" took four, and best actress to jennifer lawrence for silver linings playbook and best supporting actor for "jango" and anne hathaway won for les miserables. >> and affleck beat out spielberg? >> he was justifiably excite. >> he was excited. >> is there excite in in the weather? >> there is going to be something out there to get excited about. we are in a quiet pattern as we have for the year. now, outside, you can see visibility this morning is pretty quiet. we have four miles at half moon bay
's the same level as 18 years ago when antioch was a much smaller city. crime is up almost 25% in the last year. the chief says it would cost $3.5 million to increase the force to 126. city council members hinted they could ask voters for a tax to increase police services. >>> 7:15. many bay area lawmakers say they support president obama's economic plan, the one he laid out in his state of the union address. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, they believe sustainable jobs could be on the way. kyla? >> reporter: california congressman eric smallwell says president obama's ideas are solid. president obama says there are areas that require investment to grow the economy. they include manufacturing and infrastructure. the president believes those sectors could lead to long-term johns nationwide. he also believes it's time to invest more in clean energy which he says could reduce our country's reliance on foreign oil, cut costs and sustain jobs. >> i saw those investments being in clean energy where we can create new clean energy made in american jobs but also in ways
of caution. >> in kansas city people are still trying to get themselves out of the snow dumped on them last week. now they're facing more. >> as you can see behind me what we are dealing with. >> officials are pleading with residents to stay off the road. >> we have--declared a deft as an emergency for kansas and missouri. the the texas panhandle was hit hard. take a look from amarillo. >> you can see snow drifts from 1-3 feed. >> here is a yardstick peeking out of an almost 3 ft. snowdrift. thothose who venture out have to deal with strong winds and poor visibility. is what to call a historical was it. >> imf melisa reney. >> so far this morning as f zero is only reporting a handful of delayed flights to texas. the only cancellations of all flights to kansas city. as always, if you had a fight today. call ahead and check with your carrier before heading to an airport. >> much quieter here with our weather let us turn to erica. >> before we get to our weather let us look at satellite and radar. a brutal blizzard has impacted the southern plains. another foot is expected heading into the res
, alex savage. >> expect a large dui crack down before, during and after the game. cities across the bay area are setting up checkpoints like this one last night. a large show of force is a warning that drunk driving won't be tolerated. alcohol related car crashes increased 75% on super bowl sunday. >> you have the lights out. you have the cars out. we have the motorcycles out. we are trying to make a big impression that this is a big event and big thing for people not to do. >> in addition to checkpoints patrols will look for intoxicated drivers. bartenders, restaurant servers and people hosting super bowl parties can be held responsible if a drunk guest getting in to an accident. >> 49ers know they will have a big battlel tomorrow. joe joining us live from outside the super dome this morning in new orleans. good morning joe. >> reporter: good morning. i think we have got tone gotten to the point where we want to start playing but we are most familiar with the niners but the ravens are a good team and they have gone the under dog route. they had to win three playoff games. they had a
. >>> an unprecedented tragedy in santa cruz. two veteran police officers shot to death. they are the city's first officers to be killed in the line of duty. we have team coverage. ktvu's janine de la vega is learning more about the officers and getting community reaction. but we begin with tara moriarty with new information on the shooting and the suspect. tara? >> reporter: we understand the suspect lived a couple of houses down the street. behind me is actually doyle street. police say after the suspect killed two officers over on branciforte drive, he came here and it appears he was shot in front of this garage. now, there were too many bullet holes to count. several garages are strung together in this complex and at least half of them were riddled with holes, chunks of one door even missing. we also spotted bullet holes on a nearby van. two cars were towed earlier this morning from the scene. one of them had two bullet holes through the front windshield. loren baker and elizabeth butler were both killed during a confrontation yesterday afternoon about a mile from the beach on branciforte aven
hours as the head of the catholic church. this is a live look at the scene in vatican city. the 85-year-old delivered his last message to followers after serving nearly 8 years as pope. vinita nair has more on the sendoff and the process to replace him. >> reporter: pope benedict rode through st. peter's square in his trademark popemobile for the last time. he kissed babies and waved to tens of thousands of people who gathered to see him. the 85-year-old delivered his final message after serving nearly 8 years as pontiff. pope benedict told the crowd he will keep faithful in his prayers and has great trust in the future of the church. tomorrow he will become the first pope to abdicate in 600 years. this group of pilgrims took a bus from germany to rome. vatican officials say even in his retirement pope benedict will be known as emeritus pope son when a new pontiff is elected there will be two popes living just yards away from each other in vatican city. critics say having a pope with the same key aides serving them is a conflict. while the situati
involving a bus and a pedestrian. a 72-year-old died after being struck on saturday afternoon in daly city in the crosswalk when the back end of the bus hit her. the driver has taken standard alcohol tests and drug tests and is on leave during the investigation. >> in mill valley a search is underway for two man who shot at a security guard after stealing beer from a grocery store yesterday morning at 3:00 a.m. the thieves fired four or five shots at the guard and got away in a gold minivan with license plate on your screen, 4dwzy. >> two san francisco police officers are recovering from injuries they suffered trying to break up a number of fights in north beach. it happened yesterday morning on broadway suffering minor injuries and treated at a local hospital. two people have been arrested for assaulting the officers. >> a group of nudists face charges after revealing protests in the castro district and a few dozen protested the law at castro and market yesterday and targeted supervisor the scott who wrote the antinudity law and represents the castro of city hall. ed nudist feels this vio
the latest on that. >> peninsula cities are also posted a gun buyback today in east palo alto in an effort to crack down on gun violence. we are live there with the latest. >> hello everybody thank you for joining us this saturday morning. i am marty gonzalez. ysabel duron is off today. we will get to the top stories in a moment, but first, let us get right to your forecast with janu arasu. >> this is where your temperatures are sitting right now. if you're headed out in napa. it is already in the '50s and oakland. san mateo is set in a mix of the upper 40's. in the south we are same low 60's. upper 50's for livermore and low 60's for your east bayshore. into the north bay was see that mix bag but mainly in the '60s. your full forecasters coming up in just a bit. >> we begin this morning on the peninsula, where another gun buyback program is taking place. police agencies from east palo alto, menlo park, and palo alto are sponsoring the no questions asked gun purchase at east palo alto city hall. kron4 mike pelton is there with more. >> the police agencies are also partnering up with a nonp
wanted to be in the video but the most intimidating players were chosen. live from daly city, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> our live team coverage of the 49ers and the super bowl continues in new orleans with joe fonzi. joe, you've been talking to one of the greatest nfl players of all times. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. one of the greatest landmarks is this hotel. a man had a young brier who was homesick. so he had this made for you and when she looked out door, she could see rows of corn from iowa. 23 years ago, one of the heroes of the super bowl was jerry rice. we caught up with him yesterday. it won't surprise you to learn that that game was one of his best memories of new orleans. >> 55-10 against the denver broncos. i will never forget it. that was my second super bowl and i was -- i think i was more relaxed and -- and i had a chance to enjoy the experience. sometimes you get caught up and you have blinders on. and you don't see everything happening around you. you are able to take control of the football game. it was a super bowl. >> repo
of medical marijuana. contra costa times reports that the city attorney will ask the commission to recommend the ban to the city council. if approved it will limit marijuana growing to the inside of homes. residents who legally operate as backyard grow operation 8 challenge the resolution if approved by the city council. concord has a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. >> san francisco mayor will announce the decision today of his choice to fill the city assessor's post that has been vacation -- vacated. it is urge clear who the mayor will name for the board of supervisors. he could face pressure to name another asian or woman on the board. >> s vietnam has -- silicon valley has bounced out of the recession adding thousands of jobs with incomes rising 2.2 percent but the report says that the rebound hasn't been a cure all for everyone. income for african-americans fell 18 percent last year while hispanic incomes dropped 5 percent. the region experiences a 3.5 percent growth rate compared to 1.7 percent growth rate statewide. >> we are all dropping this morning, and you know what i am tal
island where sirens went off in nearby cities. people started evacuating and moving to higher ground and that tsunami warning has since been canceled and the focus is now in the solomon islands. >> it is inn size the cruise and they are trying to find out if the authorities can help. >> reporter: the u.s. to ambassador said when president barack obama goes in the spring, he will bring an urgent peace making agenda. president barack obama has been criticized for not visiting israel during his first term but he did visit while he was running for president in 2008. president barack obama wills pay a visit to the west bank and to jordan. >>> and they have killed and captured antolin garcia-torres. he is expected to go on trial because of the disappearance of sierra lemar. he also attempted to kidnap three went from grocery stores back in 2009. >>> time now 5:06, the rebound in technology in silicone valley, there were 42,000 new jobs created in santa clara as well as fremont and union city. san francisco created 18,000 jobs >> all right, pam, time now 5:06 this gets everybody moving. if
severance as the mayod lee is calling on thousands of property owners in the city to wreath retrofit so- called soft story structures that are exceptionally vulnerable to earthquakes. the upgrade would run property owners of thousands of dollars. the recommended a mandate is targeting a certain group of buildings that are known to be vulnerable should an earthquake hit the bay area. what for and buildings with three more stories, 5 + units, and built before 1978. experts say the retrofitting is important and a case in case a quake like ioma prieta of 1989 were to hit again. the mandate is expected to pass. once it takes affect the city will reach out to people that will be affected. retrofitting would cost about two or more than $100,000. the city is working with banks to help get financing. >> right now and concord is 44 degrees, looking for a >> right now and concord is 44 de[ male announcer ] a citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. easier
city. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, february 20th. >>> firefighters are still on the scene of a huge fire at the home on diablo. it started at 4:30 this morning near the diablo country club. brian flores is live on the scene with more on the progress firefighters have made in the last 30 minutes. good morning, brian. >> reporter: we're inside the country club. as you can see, firefighters made significant progress since this fire started. you can see fire crews inside the garage and also on the upstairs. this is actually a caretaker's home, which is separate from the main house of this property on alameda diablo boulevard. for more information on what may have happened, let's bring in chief jack barton from the san ramon fire district. chief, what can you tell us exactly what happened this morning? >> we got the call at approximately 4:44 in the morning. the occupant smelled smoke, able to get out. notified the fire department. we arrived and made an aggressive
. >> if you have information call the police. >> the belmont city council meets to consider requiring property owners preparing to sell to inspect their lateral sewer pipes and repair and replace them if necessary. the move could cost homeowners up to $25,000 in sewer and street repairs that the city should pay if. if it isn't done it can stop home sellers from closing escrow and can affect neighboring homeowners if they we have in intention to sell. the proposal is seen as part of a larger strategy to upgrade the treatment and disposal and control of wastewater. >> if you are ready to head out you want a check of the weather forecast and i know you have been looking for rain and not able to find any. >> not here, it is all east of the rockies the form of winter storms that are bombarding the midwest and south and now the mid-atlantic. we talked how it would be cooler than yesterday morning, but where there is a breeze in san jose and santa rosa it is warmer and half moon bay is seven degrees cooler and san francisco at two and oakland at four and concord, live more, and fremont at one degree
and businesses in one city. russian sciencists say it was the size of a school bus and was traveling at 40,000 miles an hour. it created a blast similar to 300-tons of dynamite. pieces caused craters20 feet wide. damage is estimated to be $33 million. it happened hours before the close call with a large ast era," d. it came with in 17,000 miles of earth. the crowd gathered to catch a look at the space rock. the light shows up in the sky are peaking the public's interest as well as congress. they say they will hold a hearing on so-called killer asteroids to find better ways to identity and address potential dangers. we have posted more of the video from that explosion. look for the video player right there on the front page. >> san francisco police need your help as they search for a man suspected of multiple attacks on women. he is a suspect in two random attacks and they say both involved women walking alone early in the morning. both victims say a man approached them from the opposite direction. suddenly started punching them and then ran away. one happened last month and one this month
. this is vatican city, the reason if this is a stunning announcement overnight that pope benedict xvi will resign next month, only the second upon stiff in 600 years to do so. we will have reports from abc7 and amy telling more about this in a few minutes. stay tuned. >> an investigation is wrapping up into san francisco workers accused of using city computers to gamble and distribute pornography. the commission and the city attorney confirm that whistleblower started the investigation. the commission's top officials and human resources department are being looked at closely. they could be fired if the alleges are proven true for violating city policy. >> this morning, texas governor perry is in california hoping to persuade business leaders in the golden state to invest in the lone star state. he was in the bay area yesterday. a private group called texas one is paying for the trip, the republican hopes the lure lower taxes and fewer regulations will attract companies to texas. >> it depends on the industry but certainly plenty of companies are ripe for the picking, they would like a business en
several hours of waiting the children were brought in by city bus. their parents holding them tight as they got off. grace's two kids were locked down in she was a witness to the second shooting. >> it happen by my partner's house. i was on my way to his house got out of my car and started walking toward his home. 20 ft. in front of me the shootout happen between the police and a gunman. >> we heard the shots and the silence we always inside. at that point house the school that picked up. we had about 40 people left. >> a lot of people thought it was a firecracker. that is what i kept saying. i am pretty sure i heard a bullet it was much louder. i did not really think it was one. >> than some people said it was one and it most likely was. >> i am really happy my family is ok. >> which is the same feeling that a lot of parents had when they saw their children get off the bus. >> i am jeff bush in santa cruz kron 4 news. >> several people have stopped by police headquarters with flowers and candles for the slain police officers. >> stayed with kron 4 has been continue to track the lat
for later this morning, a public memorial to the slain officers is now being planned in the city live in santa cruz for abc7 news. >> stay us with for continuing coverage of the santa cruz officers' murders with updates on facebook and on twitter at abc news at 11 bay area. >> damage will be assessed to a san francisco neighborhood caused by a massive water main break which you saw here first yesterday on abc7 news, a massive rush will water and mud swallowing cars and two dozen homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole. this is right next to a recent sewer pipe replacement project. >> support for same-sex marriage is continuing to grow among california voters. a new field palm -- poll shows of 61 percent in california approve it. among 18 do 20 year oz 75 percent approve. among voters 65 and older, 48 percent approve. this comes as the obama administration face as deadline today on whether to weigh in on the proposition 8 case before the supreme court which will hear arguments next month in an interview you saw only on abc7 the president told dan ash
on friday has moved into texas and the panhandle. look at the severe weather in oklahoma city and snow on the backside of the area towards wichita. our system has picked up a lot of strength. 30s and 40s we have some cold readings inland and a half moon bay is 47 and i have seen 34 near embarcadero. there is more of a westerly flow and breeze temperatures are moderating a little bit but still pretty nice, cooler coast and bay, and it will be nice once the fog burns off. berkeley 59 brentwood oakland 63, 64 san jose and that's two  warmer than yesterday. gilroy 63, redwood city pearling game daily -- burlingame, daily city 64. it is pretty nice on the weekend but just a little bit cooler. >>> a surprising thing for the international committee, find out which sport did not make the olympics. >>> and he was seen -- christopher dorner was seen in dick's sporting good store just a week before his deadly attacks. . >>> welcome back, we have a surveillance video of christopher dorner. he went to a southern california sporting good store just two days before the killings began. this is video
♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> we have break news from oakland. there is an amber alert for a chevrolet pickup truck, gray, 7n79574 license plate. missing child is 18-month-old girl. she is believed to have been taken by her father. police are looking for a gray pickup truck. >> a new report questions whether millions of your tax dollars are wasted on bomb sniffing dogs that cannot find bombs. according to a government accountability office report the cost of keeping the dogs on the government payroll has almost doubled in the past two years, from $52 million to $100 million. the report finds some of the dogs are not getting the required monthly training and that the t.s.a. national k anyone program is in need of fixing. a full report is coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00. >> nasa aimed research center is holding a ceremony today to remember the astronauts killed in the columbia shut disas test the ten years ago today it returned home from a 16 day science m
. >> the toll plaza is looking good for the west bound trip out of oakland into the city. >> off the san mateo bridge the drive 12 minutes from end to end. >> south bound 101, the golden gate looking good for those of you coming out lynne county. >> thank you erica. we will begin the news. police find three men shot to death in a home. we have video of the crime scene it happen at a house on ross station road just outside of sebopol. >> at this point, investigators say they do not believe this was a murder-suicide adding to a least one of the victims is connected to the home or the shooting happened. police said a brother of one of the victims of the bodies. we spoke to investigators here's what they had to say. >> we spoare not releasing the victims' names. this is not a random crime. i do not believe there is any danger to the sonoma county citizens. >> there are three homes and a cabin on that property which is located near the iron horse vineyards. the bodies were found inside the cabin at this point, police have no suspect or motive. >> in san francisco a man is recovering this morning af
is backed up to 880 and an 18 minute drive time from the midst of foster city. the bay bridge back up a fairly steady, 16 minutes on the high side. we told about the delays getting to the san mateo bridge which means traffic on the span is pretty light. the golden gate bridge ride is an easy one, no delays from marin county across the span. the ride is still a bit delayed for, we don't have that. >> as we take and the clear skies here at the james lick freeway there's a look at downtown san francisco. cool and clear start to the morning 36 and napa up. low '40's east bay shoreline, 41 in redwood city. numbers into the afternoon, temperatures around seasonal. mid to upper 50s at santa clara 57, 58 campbell. plenty of sunshine to go round and the east bay walnut creek 60, 58 danville, downtown san francisco 56, 57 for petaluma, and that was 60, of santa rosa 60 and 58 in san mateo. we are clear and dry for now but rain will have to the bay area. a cold front will drop through thursday night into friday. future cast seven h m a shows light rain along the coastline. 2:00 p.m. it will star
parents. >> san mateo homeowner who claim as legal battle with the city is preventing him from living in his home will be in court today to fight an injunction. he told abc7 last month that he was spending nights in a tent in the front yard because the city red tagged his house and the city attorney said they have tried to work with the homeowner on the remodels for 10 years saying the house dangerous and lacks working humming and heating. the city wants to legally force the man to clean up or abandon the house. >> this morning officials at uc berkeley and fire investigators are look into why a transformer exploded in a vault and echoed across campus. no one was hurt and a small fire was quickly put out. >> on this valentine's day, same-sex couples will meet at san francisco city hall to apply for marriage licenses. there was a sit in last year as they were turned down. the sheriff deputies detained but released eight people who refused to leave the county clerk's office. supporters say this annual demonstration has never been more important as the u.s. supreme court prepares to hear
in redwood city. they're looking for a 21 year-old man named luis maretinez t rujillo. on the morning of february 7th officers responded to a report of a robbery in progress at home in the 900 block of 10th avenue in redwood city. two men, including trujillo and a teenage girl enter the home and held a woman at gunpoint while ransacking her home. police are now looking for this man. >> tonight the uc santa clara police the pardon will address safety concerns on campus stemming from a reporter rate over the weekend. this is a sketch of a man police are looking for. police said that he by lee attacked and raped a woman who was visiting campus on sunday afternoon. tonight's meeting on campus is from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. all members on campus and the community are invited. >> first snowa storm dumped heavy snow on the sacramento area and the mountains north of the city yesterday. here is video of the conditions. the storm made a mess of the rose the national weather service says that thunderstorms were expected throughout the night. >> check out this site in sacramento. the national
the approaches. >> the san mateo bridge looking good the west bound trip toward foster city and south bound 101, the golden gate the drive 14 minutes from novato into the city. >> things are back to normal this morning a berkeley street after police standoff shutdown the area. >> police surrounded the residence in the 1600 block of addison street where a man believed to be armed with handguns, was holed up inside around 7 last night. >> police said the standoff started when they responded to a recall of a loud argument between two people in the 2200 block of san paolo ave. >> one person in connection with the argument has been arrested. he is believed to be the government's brother. at some point of the incident, a shot was fired although it is not immediately clear where the shooting occurred or at what time. no word on if the gunman has been arrested. >> in other bay area new santa cruz police held a community meeting after a string of violent crimes in the area has put the community on edge. >> within the past week and have very >> green meeting authorities when over plans and night as court
the city to watch the big game. over the at the "republic" in the marina. fans cheered the niners on to the *very last minute. hoping for a sixth super bowl victory. this is video of fans celebrating during the game. most niners fans were disappointed. others happy the team made it this far. >> it was a good game we were coming back the entire time but they kept coming in but not so good. >> id is depressing it is hard to handle them losing. but they have a great season a great comeback this season, and came up just a little short this time. it was a great game that is all we could really hope for. >> after the game. it was a quiet night in the marina. so far no arrests have been reported from that area of san francisco. >> however it was a slightly different story in the mission district. while the streets were much quieter than when the giants won the world series. lot of people out in the streets setting off fireworks. as you see here. this is video taken on harrison street near 24th street. you can see people setting off fireworks from the sidewalk. and the middle of the stree
neighborhoods in the city of los angeles. tori, there has never been a case like this in southern california. and there has never been a reward like this because of that, a million dollars for information leading to the arrest and conviction of christopher dorner. tori? >> all right. thank you, hal. >>> the government will investigate the fatal crash of a movie production helicopter in los angeles county. three people died when the shopper went down at the ranch south of palmdale early yesterday morning. they were filming a new reality show for the discovery channel. discovery called the crash a tragic accident and said it was cooperating fully with authorities. the faa says the cause of the crash is still not known. >>> 7:15. five people have been killed in a cruise ship accident on the canary islandses. a lifeboat from a thompson cruiser ship fell into the ocean during a safety drill. five crew members were killed and three others were hurt. 1400 passengers were on board at the time, no passengers were hurt. meantime, more than 4,000 people are stranded on a cruise ship in the gulf of mexi
to close a cut power to stock of texas, oklahoma and kansas. kansas city announcing their airport closed throughout the day here is live picture to show you in some tape as well. here are the conditions in three different areas. this is video of oklahoma city, denver and midland, texas. it is in the oklahoma city and denver are just covered in snow. what's been a big issue for texas also is the wind. the amarillo airport was shut down yesterday but is expected to open this morning. >> for their big delays expected at chicago o'hare this afternoon. and i want to check with your carrier. >> 7:05 a.m. is a time. a developing story out of east oakland where police were involved in a standoff over like a suspect barricaded himself inside of a home. it's started yesterday's markeafternoon in the area of 87 avenue and birch st.. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news. residents in the neighborhood were told to stay in until it was over. >> we have got more that the situation has been resolved that sometime overnight the suspect got tired and ssurrendered peacefully. >
of the city both directions of 4 moving at the limit. other roads across the bay area, 64 miles per hour into berkeley this morning. no delays on the eastshore freeway. 18 minutes between the carquinez bridge to the maze. golden gate bridge they should be doing some lane changes usually within the half hour. but so far no big problems through marin county in san francisco. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> well, bay area drivers are feeling the pain at the pump but there may be relief soon from high gas prices. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in emeryville to explain what's going on, how much is it there, cate. >> reporter: let's look. here at the shell station in emeryville a gallon of regular is $4.23 but there is good news according to a new lundberg survey. drivers could be paying less. the survey says the average price for gas has jumped 20 cents over the past two weeks. and prices spiked 54 cents over nine weeks. the study's authors say the causes for the hikes in prices are now out of the picture. crude oil prices are start
, i hope you don't mind i sat down. i don't mean i am tired, everyone is tired, but the city, new orleans, feels like it got the wind kicked out of it if you are a 49er fan. we are at the cafe, the coffee is a necessity so that needed to happen. the bengneits look delicious but there is no joy. fans last night at the superdome having a good time, super decked out for the game, with so much hope going into the game and so much love and support for the 49ers. it was a great game and that is the sentiment from fans we talked with. >> it was a good game. it started off rough and they started to catch up and it was so close. >> did you thing they had it in. >> yes, i think they did. we thought they did. >> did they blow it? >> no. >> the superdome blew a fuse, so to speak and they say it was something to do with the system that caused the power outage but the lights are on here at the cafe and there are raven fans. i talked with them. they admit it was a great game and the 49ers made them very nervous but they are deleader rouse because they have not gone home yet this morning. live in
, but protesters have strongly objected to his stop-and-frisk tactics used in those cities saying the practice leads to racial profiling they they have decide today keep him out of the spotlight. today's meeting take place in the performing arts center at holy name university from 3:00 to 5:00 this afternoon. >>> also new this morning fremont res lengths may see or hear helicopters around auto park parkway this afternoon at emergency crews get trained for a natural disaster. fire and police and hundreds of military personnel will be involved. it's a six hour drill called operation rolling chaos. it would be held at often tech education in fremont from 8:00 this morning to 2:00 this morning. it involves a dozen cars, buses, ambulances and three helicopters. nearly 500 military personnel will practice coordinating rescues with police and fire departments in a simulated flood scenario. >>> coming up, back to court. we will tell you why former giants slugger barry bonds will be back in federal court this week. and after months of problems, the boeing dream liner is put to the test in washington st
. >> developing stores were following out of a vatican city this morning. the vatican says pope benedict the 16th will resign on february 28th. his path to spacy began in 2005. >> last year the pope started using a cane on occasions and recently he appear to have trouble reading part of an address he delivered in rome. this reportedly only the second time head of catholic church has stepped down and according to reports, it comes off as a surprise. >> topping our news here in california, the manhunt continues to refuse it x capris dorner . >> police are searching the southern california mountains near big bear this morning and they are uping the ante . the reward for information leading to dornberd arrest has now risen to a million dollars. casey wian has the latest. >> monday morning when i came in and open the shops one of the employes went to throw away the trash he came back with a clipped a magazine full of bullets. also a belt and a helmet. >> he brought it to me. i asked him where did he find it. he said in a back the luster. >> he reportedly found it when he was walking across the streets
and debris. the city considers the couple's home a public nuisance. there are broken allowances and furniture and old carpets and paint cans. family has been working on a remodel for decades and battling the city for as long. san mateo officials say the property is a safety hazard especially the supposed insulation and wiring. if they do not fix the violations city workers will go in and do it for them and send the owners the bill. >> it is 5:14. a mild morning here in the bay area and i was looking with sympathy at those people in mobile, alabama, and the reporter looked cold. >> and it will be cooler but it will stay dry as we head through the holiday week. coming up on 5:15 and from the east bay hills camera at emeryville to san francisco, clear sky there. we will move on to live doppler 7 hd covering bay area you can see how dry it is on radar and the lack of clouds this morning. temperatures yesterday, check this out, we ran in the 60's to low 70's in oakland and the scene airport at 71 was a record high temperature. we may hit that again today with most of our records in the upper 70's.
to love. >> welcome back. the time is 4:09. >> an explosion at a restaurant along the plaza in kansas city has said more than a dozen people to the hospital. >> one person is still missing after the explosion sparked for alarm fire. this is video of what the restaurant called j j s would like this morning. new authorities--now authorities are shifting through the centers of what's left. ed pabne has the story. yne has the story. >> about 100 firefighters fought the blaze. and natural gas line on the ground right now the investigation.... >> witnesses said they heard and felt the explosion block away. >> more than a dozen people were taken to hospital some in critical condition. >> authorities are now trying to account for everyone at the restaurant of the time. >> right now what we're trying to do is to complete the investigation and find out what the cadaver dog find out if anything and then we will go on to the next phase. >> high end of ed payne reporting. >> firefighters from 12 departments have a call to help tackle a fire that erupted at one of the midwest is greenhouse operations.
extra officers to oakland at least for a few more weeks. the city council last night voted to approve $162,000 to continue the program for another 60 days. the chp has been supplementing the understaffed oakland police department at no charge since last november. the agreement was scheduled to end at the end of this month. >>> people in one oakland hills neighborhood have come up with their own plan to deal with the city's understaffed police force. they are paying for private security patrols. 62 households will each pay about 60 bucks a month for one guard to patrol a half mile radius in the oakmoore area. it's led to a rise in home burglaries. >> i would say the last six months it feels worse in the neighborhood. >> some have criticized mayor quan who lives in the oakland moore area. the private patrol is expected to begin in a week. >>> and oakland is one of several local police departments starting to hire more officers according to the "san mateo county times" which did a study of 13 bay area law enforcement agencies including san jose, san f
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